Torture Ban Veto Round Up

As we discussed yesterday, Bush vetoed the torture ban that made it through Congress, sneaking the veto in over the weekend under the cover of the highly publicized Democratic nomination battle.  I’m more of the mind that such things need to see more daylight, not less, and so a quick jaunt around...

What You May Have Missed Over The Weekend; Bush Veto’s Waterboarding Ban

While many people, myself included, spend an awful lot of time discussing the negative aspects of the Democratic primary going on right now, one drawback that doesn’t get very much coverage is what’s happening while everyone’s back is turned.  The fact of the matter is, the ongoing battle...

House Votes To Ban Waterboarding, Bush Promises Veto

I’m getting rather jaded every time the Democratically controlled congress gets set to do something good.  The next venture in how quickly hope gets crushed like a cigarette butt comes in the form of a bill that just made it through the House that would ban waterboarding and other forms of harsh...

Bush’s Veto Unmasked

eRobin at Fact-esque justifiably tears Bush a new one for vetoing the Labor-HHS-Education Bill. The day after the country observed Veterans Day, President Bush made good on his longstanding threat against people in need and vetoed the Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill.  Labor H is the bill that...

Fail

The showdown, or at least the opening act of it, is over.  The dust has settled.  And the Democrats have failed again. The battle for the $35 Billion expansion of the SCHIP program has sparked some impressive fireworks, the least of which being those centered around the Frost Family.  At its heart, the...

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